1. Turn of the Screw
Where/When: , Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.
Description: An opera version of Henry James' screw turning ghost novel, produced by the University of Iowa School of Music.
Pricing: Ticket price available here.
2. Roger Rosenblatt, reading at Prairie Lights Book Store
Where/When: , 7:00 p.m.
Description: Rosenblatt, a New York Times Bestselling author, will be reading from his book Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats. It is a book about Rosenblatt and the rest of his family attempting to come to terms with the death of his daughter, Amy.
3. John Oliver appears at the Iowa Memorial Union
Where/When: Iowa Memorial Union, 125 N. Madison Street, 7:39 p.m., Saturday.
Description: John Oliver, an Emmy winning writer and staple on Comedy Central's the Daily Show (he's the British guy), will make a stand up comedy appearance in Iowa City at the Iowa Memorial Union. Presented by Hancher and SCOPE Productions.
4. Chinese New Year celebration at the Iowa Children's Museum
Where/When: Iowa Children's Museum, 1451 Coral Ridge Avenue,
Description: It's the year of the Dragon. Help kick off the Chinese New Year with the kids at the Iowa Children's Museum. Create your a dragon puppet and join in a museum-wide dragon dance. Build and race a dragon boat. Create your own Chinese New Year decor including lanterns and Chinese paper cutting.
Pricing: Price of admission.